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Ryan Lochte eliminated from Dancing with the Stars

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Ryan Lochte and partner Cheryl Burke were voted off “Dancing with the Stars” on Monday night, finishing in seventh place.

Video of the announcement is here.

Lochte said he “never pictured” he would get a standing ovation a little more than two months after his gas-station incident at the Rio Olympics.

“I learned a lot about myself,” Lochte said immediately after the elimination. “No matter how hard I get knocked down, I can keep fighting. … Everyone here has touched me in a special place right here [pointing to his heart].”

Olympic champion gymnast Laurie Hernandez advanced.

Lochte was the second Olympic swimmer to compete on the show. Natalie Coughlin finished 10th in 2009. Here’s a full history of Olympians on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Lochte is suspended through June 30 and excluded from the 2017 World Championships by USA Swimming as punishment following his gas-station incident.

The 12-time Olympic medalist has said he plans to return to competition after the ban with an eye on the 2020 Olympics.

He’s also getting married to Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid, date undetermined, and will appear in a film with Sharon Stone.

“Now I’m excited to get down and get ready for this big wedding,” Lochte said later Monday.

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Ryan Lochte will be in movie with Sharon Stone, report says

OMAHA, NE - JULY 01:  Ryan Lochte of the United States prepares to compete in a final heat for the Men's 200 Meter Individual Medley during Day Six of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Ryan Lochte will make his feature-film debut in “A Little Something for your Birthday,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The film is set to hit theaters in 2017 and stars Sharon Stone, according to IMDB, which teases the plot:

“An aspiring fashion designer struggles to find success and love. The story cuts into her life once a year, always on the same date: her birthday.”

Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, has plenty of TV experience from his 2013 E! series “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” and his current stint on “Dancing with the Stars.”

VIDEO: Lochte, Laurie Hernandez salsa on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Watch Ryan Lochte, Laurie Hernandez Latin Night salsas on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez both advanced to the final eight on “Dancing with the Stars” on Monday, performing salsas on Latin Night.

Hernandez, whose grandparents are from Puerto Rico, with partner Val Chmerkovskiy scored 37 of a possible 40 points, as she eyes joining Shawn Johnson as gymnasts to win the Mirror Ball trophy.

Lochte, whose mom was born in Havana, stripped down to shorts in his dance with partner Cheryl Burke and scored 30 points.

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